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Miyamoto International

Providing resiliency expertise that sustains industries, safeguards communities, and prevents environmental damage around the world

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Dr. Kit Miyamoto

Global CEO at Miyamoto International

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Employees 201–500
Headquarters Los Angeles, California, United States
After a natural disaster, the environmental and societal damage is often unmitigated, especially for unprepared economies without the resources to safely and economically re-build. Miyamoto International is a global structural engineering and disaster-risk reduction firm providing resiliency expertise that sustains industries and safeguards communities around the world. They specialize in designing High-Performance Earthquake Engineering solutions that reduce lifecycle costs and produce a positive net impact on a structure's operation, and in turn, the community it serves. Unlike private sector companies, Miyamoto is committed to saving lives and having a lasting impact on the local economies by training local engineers and contractors to build their structures, equipping them with the tools for future preparedness. "Disaster response" has taken on a whole new meaning since COVID, and now Miyamoto has expanded their expertise into the broader ecosystem of resiliency. The engineering profession is so dated, traditional, anti-environmental, etc, and Miyamoto are at the vanguard of evolving this industry into something profoundly valuable for society.

Notable Achievements

  • 4x Engineering News-Record "Global Best Project" Winner.
  • Partnered with Habitat for Humanity’s Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter to combine their housing, finance, and engineering expertise to create more resilient housing for low-income household.
  • Over 70 years of serving the world with more than 20 offices strategically located around the world in earthquake prone regions.

Currently Operating in 17 Regions

Press Mentions

March 12, 2022

Most Admired CEO honoree: H. Kit Miyamoto, Miyamoto International

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Work at Miyamoto International

Posted October 1, 2022

Sr. Business Development Proposal Specialist

Washington, DC, USA

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Posted September 16, 2022

Sr. Housing Specialist

Washington, DC, USA

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Posted August 30, 2022

Chief of Party


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Posted July 21, 2022

Creative Designer

Puerto Rico

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